French and Turkish foreign ministers discuss bilateral relations

Turkey – Statement issued by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson

Paris, 8 December 2020

Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, spoke by phone on 8 December to his Turkish counterpart, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, at the latter’s request.

This conversation allowed them to address various matters relating to bilateral relations and Turkey’s relations with the EU following events over the last few weeks. In this context, the Minister reiterated the French and European demands for clarification – a prerequisite for the resumption of constructive relations between Turkey and the EU –, on the eve of the European Council on 10 and 11 December./.

Published on 09/12/2020

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